cloud layer


noun

a continuous or fragmented distribution of clouds all sharing the same cloud base.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also called cloud deck .
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Example sentences from the Web for cloud layer

  • In time, Burl firmly enacted a planetary law which forbade the inexperienced to go below the cloud-layer.

    The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
  • In fact, presently he noticed that the whiteness which was the cloud-layer seemed to retreat before him.

    The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster